This section provides information about how hazardous substances can affect your health.
Resources for Community Members
- The ATSDR ToxFAQs™ are summaries about hazardous substances developed by the ATSDR Division of Toxicology and Human Health Sciences. Information for this series is excerpted from the ATSDR Toxicological Profiles (read more about ToxProfiles) and Public Health Statements. Each fact sheet serves as a quick and easy to understand guide. Answers are provided to the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) about exposure to hazardous substances found around hazardous waste sites and the effects of exposure on human health.
- Summary about a hazardous substance taken from Chapter One of its respective ATSDR Toxicological Profile.
- CEHPs include information about specific types of exposures to hazardous substances, exposure routes and pathways, health effects, and how to prevent and minimize exposures.
- Summary of health effects, exposure, and recommendations in an easy-to-read magazine format.
How do I contact ATSDR?
Further information can be obtained by contacting the ATSDR Information Center at:
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Division of Toxicology and Human Health Sciences
1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop F-57
Atlanta, GA 30333
Phone: 1-800-CDC-INFO 888-232-6348 (TTY)
Email: Contact CDC-INFO